music to (one's) ears

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music to (one's) ears

Something that is pleasing to hear, such as good news. When Michelle heard that her son and daughter-in-law were going to have a baby, it was music to her ears.
See also: ear, music

music to someone's ears

Fig. a welcome sound to someone; news that someone is pleased to hear. A: Here's your paycheck for this month. B: Ah, that's music to my ears!
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music to one's ears

Very pleasing information, excellent news, as in So they're getting married? That's music to my ears.
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music to your ears

COMMON If something that someone says is music to your ears, you are very happy to hear it. That must have been music to your ears, Carlo, to hear how much they respect you. `There'll be another big bonus in it for you.' — `Music to my ears.'
See also: ear, music

music to your ears

something that is very pleasant or gratifying to hear or discover.
See also: ear, music
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came the music to their ears, more distinctly as they drew nearer the house.
Out in the hall a girl's clear laugh rang like a note of music to their ears.
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While many metalcasters would say that the sounds of a foundry are music to their ears," few outside of the industry would concur.
IDENTICAL twins Sophie and Katie Eyden's musical baby antics are now set to become music to their ears.
So, when Paul Kariya says he's feeling great, it has to be music to their ears.
They fall for the chap who sings most songs, so burglar and car alarms and warbling phones are sweet music to their ears.